IOP Concise Physics

From Astronomy to Quantum Computing, Concise Physics publishes short texts in over 30 distinct areas of physics. These books provide readers with a snapshot of current research, an introduction to key principles, a look back at historical events and people, and even delve into issues surrounding effective teaching methods. These books are aimed at researchers, students, teachers, and anyone interested in physics at all levels. The books are available for individuals in print and e-book format on this site.

Purchasing for libraries is available through the IOP at their web site: IOP Concise Physics.



Essential Classical Mechanics for Device Physics Essential Classical Mechanics for Device Physics
Anthony Levi
Continued advances in the precision manufacturing of new structures at the nanometer scale have provided unique opportunities for device physics. This book sets out to summarize those elements of classical mechanics most applicable for scientists and...
Publication Date: October, 2016

Read More


Extragalactic Astrophysics Extragalactic Astrophysics
James R. Webb
Extragalactic Astrophysics synthesizes the most important topics in the fields of extragalactic astrophysics at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level, providing the reader with the foundation and tools for research in any of these area...
Publication Date: October, 2016

Read More


Searching for Dark Matter with Cosmic Gamma Rays Searching for Dark Matter with Cosmic Gamma Rays
Andrea Albert
This book summarizes the evidence for dark matter and what we can learn about its particle nature using cosmic gamma rays. Overwhelming evidence suggests 95% of the Universe's energy density doesn't fit within our Standard Model of particle physics...
Publication Date: September, 2016

Read More


Butterfly in the Quantum World Butterfly in the Quantum World
Indubala I. Satija (with contributions by Douglas Hofstadter)
Butterfly in the Quantum World by Indu Satija, with contributions by Douglas Hofstadter, is the first book to tell the story of the "Hofstadter butterfly," a beautiful and fascinating graph lying at the heart of the quantum theory of matter. T...
Publication Date: September, 2016

Read More


Fluids in Porous Media Fluids in Porous Media
Henk Huinink
This book introduces the reader into the field of the physics of processes occurring in porous media. It targets Master and PhD students who need to gain fundamental understanding the impact of confinement on transport and phase change processes. The...
Publication Date: September, 2016

Read More


Earthquakes Earthquakes
W.R. Matson
This book is an introduction to wave dynamics as they apply to earthquakes, among the scariest, most unpredictable, and deadliest natural phenomena on Earth. Since studying seismic activity is essentially a study of wave dynamics, this text starts wi...
Publication Date: June, 2016

Read More


Synchrotron Radiation Synchrotron Radiation
Jan-Erik Rubensson
Synchrotron radiation is the name given to the radiation which occurs when charged particles are accelerated in a curved path or orbit. Classically, any charged particle which moves in a curved path or is accelerated in a straight-line path will emit...
Publication Date: August, 2016

Read More


Selective Photonic Disinfection Selective Photonic Disinfection
Shaw-Wei David Tsen, Kong-Thon Tsen
Pathogens such as viruses and bacteria are among the greatest threats to human health worldwide. In today's era of population growth and international travel, new technologies are desperately needed to combat the spread of known and emerging pathogen...
Publication Date: July, 2016

Read More


Physics and Video Analysis Physics and Video Analysis
Rhett Allain
We currently live in a world filled with videos. There are videos on YouTube, feature movies and even videos recorded with our own cameras and smartphones. These videos present an excellent opportunity to not only explore physical concepts, but also ...
Publication Date: June, 2016

Read More


Single Molecule Biophysics and Poisson Process Approach to Statistical Mechanics Single Molecule Biophysics and Poisson Process Approach to Statistical Mechanics
Susanta K. Sarkar
This is an overview of single molecule physics, the study of both equilibrium and non-equilibrium properties at the single molecule level. It begins with an introduction to this fascinating science and includes a chapter on how to build the most popu...
Publication Date: June, 2016

Read More


Explicit Symmetry Breaking in Electrodynamic Systems and Electromagnetic Radiation Explicit Symmetry Breaking in Electrodynamic Systems and Electromagnetic Radiation
Dhiraj Sinha, Gehan Amaratunga
This book is an introduction to the concept of symmetries in electromagnetism and explicit symmetry breaking. It begins with a brief background on the origin of the concept of symmetry and its meaning in fields such as architecture, mathematics and p...
Publication Date: June, 2016

Read More


Searching for Habitable Worlds Searching for Habitable Worlds
Abel Mendez, Wilson Gonzalez-Espada
What does it take to consider a planet potentially habitable? If a planet is suitable for life, could life be present? Is life on other planets inevitable? Searching for Habitable Worlds answers these questions and provides both the general public an...
Publication Date: June, 2016

Read More


Fourier Ptychographic Imaging Fourier Ptychographic Imaging
Guoan Zheng
This book demonstrates the concept of Fourier ptychography, a new imaging technique that bypasses the resolution limit of the employed optics. In particular, it transforms the general challenge of high-throughput, high-resolution imaging ...
Publication Date: May, 2016

Read More


Antimicrobial Photodynamic Inactivation and Antitumor Photodynamic Therapy with Fullerenes Antimicrobial Photodynamic Inactivation and Antitumor Photodynamic Therapy with Fullerenes
Lucas Freitas de Freitas, Michael Hamblin
This book provides detailed and current information on using fullerenes (bucky-balls) in photodynamic therapy (PDT), one of the most actively studied applications of photonic science in healthcare. This will serve as a useful source for researchers w...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More


Women and Physics Women and Physics
Laura McCullough
This book begins with an examination of the numbers of women in physics in English-speaking countries, moving on to examine factors that affect girls and their decision to continue in science, right through to education and on into the problems that ...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More


The Midlife Crisis of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty The Midlife Crisis of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
Peter Pella
The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) has been the principal legal barrier to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons for the past forty-five years. It promotes the peaceful uses of nuclear technology and insures, through the application of safegua...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More


Electromagnetics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Electromagnetics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Christopher Collins
For all its utility and prevalence, Magnetic Resonance Imaging is much less commonly understood and less readily explained than other common medical imaging techniques. This book explains MRI with emphasis on the magnetic fields required, their gener...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More


Biophotonics Biophotonics
Matthew Baker, Caryn S. Hughes, Katherine A. Hollywood
Biophotonic diagnostics/biomedical spectroscopy can revolutionise the medical environment by providing a responsive and objective diagnostic environment. This book aims to explain the fundamentals of the physical techniques used combined with the par...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More


Physics of the Lorentz Group Physics of the Lorentz Group
Sibel Baskal, Young S. Kim, Marilyn E. Noz
This book explains the Lorentz mathematical group in a language familiar to physicists. While the three-dimensional rotation group is one of the standard mathematical tools in physics, the Lorentz group of the four-dimensional Minkowski space is stil...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More


A Practical Introduction to Beam Physics and Particle Accelerators A Practical Introduction to Beam Physics and Particle Accelerators
Santiago Bernal
This book is a brief exposition of the principles of beam physics and particle accelerators with emphasis on numerical examples employing readily available computer tools. However, we avoid detailed derivations, instead inviting the reader to use gen...
Publication Date: April, 2016

Read More



Result Pages: [<< Prev]   1  2  3  4  5 ...  [Next >>]  Displaying 41 to 60 (of 114 products)
Browse by Subject
Case Studies in Engineering
ACM Books
IOP Concise Physics
SEM Books
0 items
LATEST NEWS

Newsletter
Note: Registered customers go to: Your Account to subscribe.

E-Mail Address:

Your Name: